A Whale for the Killing

A Whale for the Killing

eBook - 2012
Average Rating:
Rate this:
When an 80-ton Fin Whale became trapped in a lagoon near his Newfoundland home, Farley Mowat rejoiced: here was a unique chance to observe one of the world's most magnificent creatures up close. But some of his neighbours saw a different opportunity altogether: in a prolonged fit of violence, they blasted the whale with rifle fire, and scarred its back with motorboat propellers. Mowat appealed desperately to the police, to marine biologists, finally to the Canadian press. But it was too late. Mowat's poignant and compelling story is an eloquent argument for the end of the whale hunt, and the r.
Publisher: Vancouver ; Toronto ; Berkeley : Douglas & McIntyre, D&M Publishers Inc., [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781771000291
Characteristics: 1 online resource (193 pages) : EPUB file.


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment
Feb 05, 2018

For this book our group ranged from 5 stars to I had to skip the more graphic parts to I just couldn't read it. Most enjoyed Farley Mowat as an author and will be reading some of his other books.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further


Subject Headings


Find it at APL

To Top